Publish date: September 6th 2012
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Speculative Fiction
, Alternate History
This book. This tiny, amazing, horrific book.It's difficult to get my thoughts in order.On page four, I fell in love with the voice. I was absolutely involved with the protagonist and his story. Maggot Moon is definitely written with a less-is-more approach in mind, and it really works. The MC, Stan...
I picked up Maggot Moon because I was interested in reading a book with a dyslexic MC. The book is well-written, I just think that I've read many other stories with this type of "historical twist" which worked better for me.
Maggot Moon is a weird adventure and I had a bit of trouble keeping up with all the activity in the book, as it seemed that the jargon that Standish was using just didn’t click with me. The Motherland, the leather-coat man, the Greenflies just didn’t fit for me as I realized that I was trying to rea...
Wanted to read this for a long time, didn't get around to it until today, couple days after the Printz nod. Ever have those characters you fall in love with? Standish Treadwell is one of those. This story, wow. So unique. I sat down with this and didn't move until I'd finished. Definitely a one-sitt...
I’ll be quite honest–I mostly read this one because it’s on the Printz Blog’s longlist. While I normally like after-the-war stories, something about this one turned me off. I think it’s partly that the contrast between the setting and the Technicolor land is too great–1950s-60s America was not all C...
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